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HBO Europe Greenlights Swedish Drama ‘Beartown’

HBO Europe has greenlit a Swedish-language series adaptation of Beartown, the best-selling novel by Fredrik Backman, author of 'A Man Called Ove.'

‘A Man Called Ove’ Producer SF Studios Strikes TV Pact With Sweden’s Harmonica

The companies will develop television content for the Scandinavian market, including a TV sequel to SF's 'The Hunters.'

Tom Hanks to Star in, Produce ‘A Man Called Ove’ Movie

The film is the English-language adaptation of the Fredrik Backman book of the same name.

‘A Man Called Ove’ Producer Backs Nordic Thriller Series ‘Alex’

'Edge of Tomorrow' actor Dragomir Mrsic co-created and will star in the six-part series about a corrupt cop who tries to break free of his criminal connections.

Oscar-Nominated Foreign-Language Directors Weigh In on Trump’s Travel Ban

"It's not relevant which country Donald Trump banned," says Maren Ade, director of Germany's 'Toni Erdmann.' "Mixing the topics of terrorism and refugees is horrible, inhuman politics because it creates fear and instills racism."

Oscars: Why Politics Are Secondary to the Character’s Humanity in ‘A Man Called Ove’

Director Hannes Holm says he does not plan to boycott the Oscars in the wake of the president's attempted travel ban for visitors from seven majority-Muslim nations: "If you don't come, maybe it's even better for Trump."

Oscars: How Makeup and Hairstyling Contenders Gave an Actor a “Grumpy Old Man” Makeover, Brought an Alien to Life and Re-Created the Joker

First-time nominees battle with a previous winner and, for the Swedish film 'A Man Called Ove,' Eva Von Bahr and Love Larson earned their second straight Oscar nom.

European Film Awards: ‘Look Who’s Back,’ ‘Man Called Ove’ Nominated for Best European Comedy

Oscar contender 'My Life as a Zucchini' and Dutch feature 'The Red Turtle' are among the best animated film nominees.

‘A Man Called Ove’: Film Review

Sweden’s entry in the foreign-language Oscar race, 'A Man Called Ove, is the portrait of a grumpy old man whose neighbors refuse to write him off.

Oscars: Sweden Selects ‘A Man Called Ove’ for Foreign-Language Category

The comedy was a huge box-office hit in its native country, where it grossed more than $20 million.

Berlin: Music Box Films Takes Swedish Hit ‘A Man Called Ove’ for North America

The grumpy old man comedy has grossed $20 million in Sweden.

AFM: Swedish Dramedy ‘A Man Called Ove’ Sells for Germany, Benelux

Concorde Filmverleih and September Film Distribution have pre-bought the feature based on Fredrik Backman's best-seller